Love Island USA introduced new contestants in season 3 as a part of the show’s Casa Amor twist in Episode 14 yesterday. The show, which had recently introduced two new contestants to the cast, Wes Ogsbury, and Slade Parker, introduced the new cast line-up on Sunday, July 25.
Now, as the plot thickens on the show, the 10 new contestants will try to disrupt the dynamics and relationships formed so far. Love Island fans have been keen on learning more about Raul Frias since his debut in last night’s episode.
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Everything we know about Raul Frias
Raul on Love Island is an American national with Dominican roots.
The 24-year-old Miami native currently resides in Hialeah, Florida. He is a basketball player who is aiming to make it to the NBA big leagues.
The reality star’s stats on the Real GM website reveal that he has previously played for the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds. We also learned that he entered the 2019 NBA Draft, but remains undrafted for now.
At the moment, Raul has over 50,000 followers on Instagram and his bio reveals that he is a basketball pro-hooper. His Instagram is a mix of photos that feature him and occasionally his friends.
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Season 3’s Casa Amors’ contestants explored
Love Island’s Casa Amor twist came along in season 2. The twist is a “temptation test” of sorts where the islanders will be away from their partners and will be surrounded by the new gorgeous people.
The twist sees many contestants giving in to the temptation of being with someone new while others remain loyal.
This year 10 new contestants have been introduced for Casa Amor. The cast list includes 5 women and 5 men, who have their eyes set on a cast member who is already committed (sort of).
Take a look at the contestant list:
- Florence Mueller AKA Flo: Model/Rapper
- Genevieve Shawcross: College student
- Isabel Johnson: Beauty advisor
- Kay Taylor: Entrepreneur
- Leslie Golden: Model
- Andrew Philips: Marketing manager
- Charlie Lynch: Social Media influencer
- Gabe Sadowsky: Model
- Kamryn Mickens-Bennett
- Raul Frias: Basketball player
Fans react to Love Island’s new twist
The CBS show decided to bring back the twist after it was highly appreciated by fans in season 2. As Love Island USA introduced the Casa Amor contestants many fans took to Twitter to discuss the new cast line-up.
Most were overjoyed upon seeing the new cast members.